"Further from Home" picks up the tale of Undina, an Icelandic poet grappling with the heart-rending loss of her daughter. As the sequel to "World Away from Home," the narrative sees Undina journeying back to Canada, where a charming Icelandic cowboy helps reignite her passion and purpose. The year is 1902, and they traverse the continent to start anew on a small Oregon farm. Yet, an unrevealed secret brings forth another tragedy, leading Undina to question her fate. Amid the tumult, Undina pours her soul into raising her three children, each with their unique paths, trials, and profound affection for their mother.
In 1912, they seek solace in Christmas Lake Valley's high desert. There, Undina experiences love anew, and her family flourishes, until another twist of fate tests their mettle. Even as life tosses her from one storm to another, Undina's poetry, filled with hope, becomes her sanctuary. Alone but not forgotten, she discovers that her homeland of Iceland will always remember her. "Further from Home" is an untold story of resilience, love, and the enduring spirit of an Icelandic poet. It is the second installment in the captivating "Restless Journeys" series.